Reading resources

As an MCI student, you have access to the following reading resources:

1. Our London MCI Library, which contains educational and Montessori related books, magazines, and journals, provides a welcoming environment where you can come for research and quiet study when you are in London.

If you wish to make use of the Library, please complete the registration form and email it to A maximum of 3 books may be borrowed, for a period of 4 weeks. Further terms and conditions are outlined in the registration form. Click here for a full catalogue of our books.

2. The section called Reading Files from Workbooks, on your course on the VLE. You’ll find this section by going into your course, then clicking on Resources on the menu on the left. Look for the link called Reading Files from Workbooks and click on it. On that page you’ll find all digital reading resources of your course, organised in units/modules.

3. The online e-Library (EBSCO), which contains a rich variety of educational journals, magazines, and e-books. Simply right-click on the e-Library button at the navbar of your course page, and select Open in a new tab. To find out more on how to access and use the e-Library please see our E-Library Guide. You can also watch our video guidelines:

4. The Resources section on our VLE Meeting Point (underneath Noticeboard), which contains detailed Montessori reading lists and topics, as well as archived issues of the Montessori International magazine. Click here for a direct link to Meeting Point.

5. In addition, FdA students have access to the LMU online library resources. To find out how to access and use the LMU online resources download this printable guide.




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All digital resources provided by MCI are covered by UK copyright law, our CLA licence, and our partner agreements (LMU, EBSCO). According to these you are only allowed to:

  • Download those digital resources for personal use
  • Print a single copy

You are not allowed to share or disseminate those digital resources, or print multiple copies.